Project Finance Associate


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-5797

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse have been exclusively instructed by a Global 100 Law Firm to recruit a Project Finance Associate to be a part of their award-winning team within the Energy and Infrastructure sectors, as they continue to grow their leading Dubai practice.

The role will see a wide range of work focused on the energy and infrastructure sectors, including: project finance, PPP, front-end construction and sector-focused acquisitions and joint ventures across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

You will work on high profile projects with high value clientele on a global scale; from international and local banks, governments, infrastructure asset owners, developers and contractors. This position is a transactional role which includes a large amount of client contact. In addition, you will be responsible for developing on-going relationships with existing clients, and pitching for new opportunities. Furthermore, this role will see you supervising Associates and junior Lawyers, while developing close working relationships with the wider international team.


To be considered for this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years of post-qualified experience gained within an established energy and/or infrastructure practice. Qualifications gained within a common-law jurisdiction is preferred but not essential. Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written is essential, however candidates who are also fluent in Arabic are encouraged to apply.

In addition, you must have excellent technical legal skills with sound commercial judgment, and be able to manage and supervise junior Associates. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, taking responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients as well as the larger international practice.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Financial Analyst
Dubai 31 Oct
Finance Manager
RTC-1 Employment Services
Dubai 26 Oct
Choice International
Dubai 8 Oct
Head of Finance
NTS Group
Dubai 28 Oct
Senior Management Accountant
Michael Page
UAE 24 Oct
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Associate salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 5,500

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience